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Find the size of your directory (directories and files)
Found a great little utility application for finding the size of directories and files. I have always used TreeSize Professional v3.33, but it does cost money. ( There is an alternatives: WinDirStat - Directory Statistics "Shows where all your disk space has gone and helps you clean it up." Re-programmed for MS Windows by Bernhard Seifert (mailto:bseifert@users.sour... based on Stefan Hundhammer's KDE (Linux) program KDirStat (http://kdirstat.sourceforg... ......

Posted On Friday, November 18, 2005 12:40 PM

Why does the .NET Framework 2.0 require 280MB of space to install?
Why does the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 require 280MB of space to install? …When the download is only ~28MB The Microsoft download site has the following prerequisite info for the download and install: System Requirements Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 3; Windows 98; Windows 98 Second Edition; Windows ME; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP Service Pack 2 Required Software: Windows Installer 3.0 (except for Windows 98/ME, which require Windows Installer 2.0 or later). ......

Posted On Thursday, November 17, 2005 1:25 PM

How to make anti-aliased Icons and Images for your windows apps
Here's how you do it: Open your logo in Illustrator. Make a box that has transparent fill and stroke around the logo. Make it around 0.25” wider and taller with the logo centered in between. Copy everything and go to Photoshop. Make a new document. Photoshop should make the new document exactly the size of your logo. Make your resolution 288 pixels per inch. Paste. If there’s a background layer throw it in the trash. Your logo should appear on a transparent layer. Save as a GIF with transparency. ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 3:16 PM

The Corner Stones of Code Generation
The Corner Stones of Code Generation - If your code generation efforts meet these criteria, then you it is worth the effort- Code generation is all about Mechanisms and Templates Generation is under your control Metadata is distinct Generation is repeatable Hand code is sacred Quality equals manual applications Payback on the 1st Project of at least 10% Must be Simple ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 1, 2005 6:51 AM

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